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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

2006 Medicaid spending on hospitals and prescription drugs

Rank, per-capita hospital spending
State
Per-capita hospital spending
Hospital Spending*
Rank, per-capita prescription drugs
Per-capita prescription drug spending
1 NEW YORK $509 $9,834,920,077 1 $142
2 California $233 $8,512,381,235 33 $42
3 Illinois $311 $3,987,276,483 15 $65
4 Texas $155 $3,643,450,605 26 $51
5 Florida $174 $3,147,276,468 38 $35
6 North Carolina $293 $2,598,546,012 4 $89
7 Ohio $199 $2,284,138,346 16 $64
8 Georgia $218 $2,039,396,441 21 $56
9 Missouri $342 $1,996,470,409 8 $82
10 Massachusetts $264 $1,697,243,469 17 $64
11 New Jersey $165 $1,441,630,235 20 $61
12 Michigan $136 $1,374,046,358 47 $16
13 South Carolina $302 $1,304,679,455 18 $64
14 Indiana $205 $1,291,892,551 39 $35
15 Louisiana $292 $1,250,864,124 2 $124
16 Mississippi $390 $1,135,301,048 7 $87
17 Washington $165 $1,054,224,653 28 $45
18 Kentucky $242 $1,016,073,948 6 $88
19 Maryland $162 $912,038,860 42 $30
20 Pennsylvania $70 $873,271,095 44 $27
21 Arkansas $292 $820,640,526 11 $71
22 Oklahoma $218 $781,455,214 13 $69
23 Virginia $92 $699,848,279 46 $25
24 Colorado $144 $686,277,872 43 $28
25 Tennessee $110 $665,877,563 19 $62
26 Utah $230 $586,841,524 32 $43
27 Wisconsin $98 $544,605,207 29 $44
28 Alabama $117 $535,900,420 14 $69
29 Maine $391 $516,563,913 12 $71
30 Iowa $169 $504,391,658 22 $56
31 New Mexico $235 $459,517,970 48 $16
32 Minnesota $84 $433,137,793 41 $31
33 Kansas $155 $428,300,257 35 $40
34 Connecticut $117 $409,707,717 30 $44
35 West Virginia $220 $400,538,466 3 $111
36 Arizona $58 $359,272,702 50 $1
37 Alaska $508 $340,208,011 5 $89
38 Nebraska $176 $311,331,117 10 $73
39 Rhode Island $271 $289,359,807 25 $52
40 Idaho $194 $283,915,959 24 $52
41 Nevada $114 $283,894,591 45 $25
42 Oregon $75 $277,734,875 40 $33
43 New Hampshire $185 $243,208,454 37 $35
44 Hawaii $156 $200,641,472 34 $42
45 Montana $209 $197,456,869 31 $43
46 South Dakota $223 $174,455,885 27 $48
47 Wyoming $221 $113,860,146 23 $55
48 North Dakota $145 $92,127,201 36 $38
49 Delaware $82 $70,119,367 9 $77
  Vermont N/A N/A 49 $10
United States $212 $63,587,790,119   $56
N.Y.S. % above U.S. avg. 140%     154%
N.Y.S. as % of U.S. total   15%    
Source: Public Policy Institute Analysis of Kaiser Family Foundation Data
*Hospital spending includes inpatient and outpatient hospital expenditures.